Barbara Grueter

10 December 1682–
Wiesendangen, Zürich, Switzerland

The Life of Barbara

When Barbara Grueter was christened on 10 December 1682, in Wiesendangen, Zürich, Switzerland, her father, Heinrich Greueter, was 19 and her mother, Margaret Greuter, was 20.

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Family Time Line

Heinrich Greueter
1663–
Margaret Greuter
1662–1726
Barbara Grueter
1682–
Rudolf Grueter
1684–
Solomon Grueter
1685–
Barbara Greuter
1685–
Rudolff Gruether
1687–
Ulrich Grueter
1688–
Anna Greuter
1688–
Margaretha Gruether
1692–1695
Margreth Grueter
1692–
Jacob Greuter
1693–
Elsbeth Greuter
1695–1752
Jacob Grueter
1697–
Joachim Gruether
1697–
Johannes Greuter
1698–
Anna Grueter
1698–
Ulrich Greuter
1700–1700
Hans Greuter
1702–
Susanna Grueter
1705–

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World Events (2)

1798

Revolution in Switzerland. Farmers in occupied territories become free citizens. Centralistic parliamentary republic according to French model. Occupation by French troops and some battles of Napoleon vs. Austria and Russia in Switzerland.
1800

Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.

Name Meaning

German (Grüter):1. Swiss German: Alemannic variant of Greuter , a topographic name from Middle High German geriute ‘land cleared for cultivation’. 2. North German: according to Bahlow, an occupational name for a brewer who used rosemary instead of hops, from an agent derivative of Middle Low German grut ‘rosemary’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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